After attempting these boom cards students will be able to:
• Recall the meaning of common idioms.
• Determine the meaning of unknown words and phrases.
• Clarify the meaning of multiple-meaning words and phrases.
• Analyse the use of idioms and their purpose in writing.
• Verify the meaning of a phrase by checking the inferred meaning in context.
• Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

These digital task cards:
• Would be great on a Laptop, Desktop, Chromebook or Tablet;
• Can be used on any other mobile device that can access the internet;
• Can even be used on your Smart Board.

These cards are aligned to:
• CCSS – ELA.LITERACY.L.5.5, L.5.5.B, L.6.4, L.6.4.D

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John Harry D’Souza graduated from Bangalore University, who also holds Bachelor ‘s degree in Education (B.Ed.), Philosophy (B.Phil.), and Theology(B.Th.), has to his credit acquired 18 years of intense teaching and leadership experience in some of the leading institutions in India and the U.A.E. He is a teacher-author at TeachersPayTeacehrs, Tes, Educents, TeachersNotebook and his specialization really stands out for his unique share of resources and online content, as they include well-planned lesson presentations, carefully designed scaffolding notes, engaging and challenging task cards. He aims at bringing "tomorrow's lessons to today's classroom, and today's lessons to a classroom now". His expertise lies in the art of student-led classrooms which uniquely aim to comprehend and demonstrate the dynamism and complexity of contemporary global processes towards holistic teaching and learning. He has got other strings to the bow like music and talent for writing, as he has to his credit five vernacular devotional musical albums and a few publications. He has been always involved in progressive and creative education, upgrading and adapting to 21st century education with an alert eye on the fast-paced global environment especially in the context of the high-tech progress gathering momentum each day. He is a KHDA licensed teacher, currently serves as Data Manager at The Westminster School, Dubai (Gems Education).

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